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Castroism and Communism in Latin America, 1959-1976
Castroism and Communism in Latin America, 1959-1976
By William E. Ratliff
American Enterprise Institute/Hoover Institution, 1976, 240 pp

The author believes that the three major currents of hemispheric Marxist-Leninist theory are converging; and that the strife they engender is at a low point, because of changes on the international scene, countermeasures by local military governments, and shifting relationships among the leading communist powers.